R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

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R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

Annual ranking of the most popular R&B/Hip-Hop songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music.

2012
1

LOVE ON TOP

Beyonce

Time Machine

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4

THE MOTTO

Drake Featuring Lil Wayne

5

MERCY

"Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz"

11

NI**AS IN PARIS

Jay Z Kanye West

13

DRANK IN MY CUP

Kirko Bangz

16

CASHIN' OUT

Ca$h Out

23

BAG OF MONEY

"Wale Featuring Rick Ross, Meek Mill & T-Pain"

26

MR. WRONG

Mary J. Blige Featuring Drake

29

TAKE IT TO THE HEAD

"DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne"

30

POP THAT

"French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne"

31

RACK CITY

Tyga

33

DANCE FOR YOU

Beyonce

36

TURN ON THE LIGHTS

Future

40

SEX AIN'T BETTER THAN LOVE

Trey Songz

46

THINKIN BOUT YOU

Frank Ocean

52

HEADLINES

Drake

59

CLIQUE

"Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean"

60

GOTTA HAVE IT

Jay Z Kanye West

61

SHARE MY LOVE

R. Kelly

63

SAME DAMN TIME

Future

65

"WORK HARD, PLAY HARD"

Wiz Khalifa

66

FEELIN' SINGLE

R. Kelly

69

YOU'RE ON MY MIND

Kem

75

BEAUTIFUL SURPRISE

Tamia

88

SURE THING

Miguel

89

UNTIL IT'S GONE

Monica

93

NEXT BREATH

Tank

97

LAZY LOVE

Ne-Yo